How to remove HTML tags from string in R Programming?

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I am trying to remove HTML tags from a character string in R.

For example:

"hello, how are you?<br />"

Is there a simple way to remove the <br />?

Feb 1, 2019 in Data Analytics by Tyrion anex
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Try this simple code to remove the <br />:

string <- "hello, how are you?<br />"
gsub("<.*/>","",string)
[1] "hello, how are you?"

Hope this helps.

answered Feb 1, 2019 by Sophie may
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